June 25, 2018 | Katie Neith
In an effort to improve options for those with liver cancer, a group of researchers have identified a way of potentially treating a broad range of liver diseases and perhaps even other types of cancer.
New Researcher Takes Aim at Acute Myeloid Leukemia
February 27, 2018 | City of Hope
Acute myeloid leukemia, or AML, is one of the most common and fatal forms of blood-related cancers. Jianjun Chen, Ph.D., a new faculty member at City of Hope, dedicates much of his research program to learning more about the disease.
New Postdoc Awarded Grant to Help Prevent Kaposi Sarcoma
November 10, 2017 | Katie Neith
A recent recruit to Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope has received a three-year grant from the St. Baldrick's Foundation to support his work on a vaccine for Kaposi sarcoma.
CAR T Cell Trial for Multiple Myeloma to Launch in 2017
March 22, 2017 | Travis Marshall
CAR T cell therapy research at City of Hope is an innovative and promising approach that recruits the body’s own immune system in the fight against some of the hardest-to-treat cancers, including multiple myeloma.
Garden of Hope: Here, healing takes place indoors and outdoors
January 29, 2015 | City of Hope Staff
City of Hope has long known what researchers increasingly are confirming: Gardens and natural surroundings help seriously ill people recover from their treatment ordeals. The Argyros Family Garden of Hope was made possible by the support of the Argyros Family Foundation, led by former U.
AACR report: Now is the time to invest in cancer research
September 16, 2014 | Nicole White
Advances in cancer treatment, built on discoveries made in the laboratory then brought to the bedside, have phenomenally changed the reality of living with a cancer diagnosis. More than any other time in history, people diagnosed with cancer are more likely to survive and to enjoy a high quality of life.
Memory gets a boost when specific gene is stimulated, study finds
June 9, 2014 | Nicole White
Learning and memory are regulated by a region of the brain known as the hippocampus. New research from City of Hope has found that stimulating a specific gene could prompt growth – in adults – of new neurons in this critical region, leading to faster learning and better memories.
Stem cells: What if we could make them more easily?
December 3, 2012 | Shawn Le
Adult cells, such as those from skin or blood, can be reprogrammed to become induced pluripotent stem cells. Stem cells’ ability to develop into different types of cells makes them potential cures or treatments for a host of illnesses, including many cancers and genetic diseases.